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Driven Patriot: The Life and Times of James Forrestal (Bluejacket Books)
Driven Patriot: The Life and Times of James Forrestal (Bluejacket Books)
by Townsend Hoopes and Douglas Brinkley
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A haunting portrait of one of the most fascinating and influential figures of the mid-twentieth century, this biography takes a penetrating look at James Forrestal's life and work. Brilliant, ambitious, glamorous, yet a perpetual outsider, Forrestal... (read more)

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The Solace of Food: A Life of James Beard
The Solace of Food: A Life of James Beard
by Robert Clark
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From This Moment on
From This Moment on
by Shania Twain
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The world may know Shania Twain as many things: a music legend, a mother, and recently, a fixture in the news for her painful, public divorce and subsequent marriage to a cherished friend. But in this extraordinary autobiography, Shania reveals that she... (read more)

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Little Princes (11 Edition)
Little Princes (11 Edition)
by Conor Grennan
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“Funny, touching, tragic….A remarkable tale of corruption, child trafficking and civil war in a far away land—and one mans extraordinary quest to reunite lost Nepalese children with their parents.”—Neil White, author... (read more)

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Johnny Depp Starts Here
Johnny Depp Starts Here
by Murray Pomerance
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The Promise: A Tragic Accident, a Paralyzed Bride, and the Power of Love, Loyalty, and Friendship
The Promise: A Tragic Accident, a Paralyzed Bride, and the Power of Love, Loyalty, and Friendship
by Rachelle Friedman
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Just weeks before her wedding, four of Rachelle Friedman's friends threw her a bachelorette party. At the end of a perfect evening of dancing and celebration, they decided to take a moonlight swim. One of her friends playfully pushed her into the water .... (read more)

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The Opposite Field
The Opposite Field
by Jesse Katz
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Here is one of the most remarkable, ambitious, and utterly original memoirs of this generation, a story of the losing and finding of self, of sex and love and fatherhood and the joy of language, of death and failure and heartbreak, of Los Angeles and... (read more)

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A Secret Gift: How One Man's Kindness--And a Trove of Letters--Revealed the Hidden History of the Great Depression
A Secret Gift: How One Man's Kindness--And a Trove of Letters--Revealed the Hidden History of the Great Depression
by Ted Gup
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andquot;A wonderful reminder that economic hardship can bring suffering but can also foster compassion and community.andquot; -The Boston Globe In hard economic times like these, readers will find bestselling author Ted Gup's unique book uplifting as... (read more)

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Julia Child (Penguin Lives Biographies)
Julia Child (Penguin Lives Biographies)
by Laura Shapiro
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With a swooping voice, an irrepressible sense of humor, and a passion for good food, Julia Child ushered in the nation’s culinary renaissance. In Julia Child, award-winning food writer Laura Shapiro tells the story of Child’s unlikely career... (read more)

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Behind the Black Door
Behind the Black Door
by Sarah Brown
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In a warm, personal memoir about life at 10 Downing Street, Sarah Brown shares her experiences as the wife of the British Prime Minister Today, Gordons words are simple and heartfelt. He promises, as his own school motto said, "to do his... (read more)

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Beethoven: The Universal Composer (Eminent Lives)
Beethoven: The Universal Composer (Eminent Lives)
by Edmund Morris
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Jan Swaffordand#8217;s biographies of Charles Ives and Johannes Brahms have established him as a revered music historian, capable of bringing his subjects vibrantly to life. His magnificent new biography of Ludwig van Beethoven peels away layers of... (read more)

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My Dolce Vita: A Memoir
My Dolce Vita: A Memoir
by Jean Govoni Salvadore
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Jean Govoni Salvadore's story is one of her life and the people with whom she has had contact in her more than 80 years. Growing up during the Second World War, becoming the first Public Relations executive in Italy for Howard Hughes and TWA (1947-1966... (read more)

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Lost in Suburbia: A Momoir: How I Got Pregnant, Lost Myself, and Got My Cool Back in the New Jersey Suburbs
Lost in Suburbia: A Momoir: How I Got Pregnant, Lost Myself, and Got My Cool Back in the New Jersey Suburbs
by Tracy Beckerman
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Its a suburban jungle out there When syndicated columnist Tracy Beckerman trades in her TV job and cool NYC existence for the New Jersey suburbs, she doesnt expect to also trade in her entire identity. But her new life as a stay-at-home mom knocks her... (read more)

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My First Booke of My Life (Early Modern Cultural Studies)
My First Booke of My Life (Early Modern Cultural Studies)
by Alice Thornton
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An early modern domestic and spiritual memoir, My First Booke of My Life depicts the life of Alice Thornton (1626-1707), a complex, contradictory woman caught in the changing fortunes and social realities of the seventeenth century. Her memoir documents... (read more)

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A Gift of Hope: Helping the Homeless
A Gift of Hope: Helping the Homeless
by Danielle Steel
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Praise for A Gift of Hope "A moving call to action."—Kirkus Reviews “Moving . . . The mega-selling, notoriously private author . . . is candid and honest about her own private life in a way we’ve never seen before.”—Books... (read more)

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Still Lolo: A Spinning Propeller, a Horrific Accident, and a Family's Journey of Hope
Still Lolo: A Spinning Propeller, a Horrific Accident, and a Family's Journey of Hope
by Lauren Scruggs
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In December 2011, Lauren (Lolo) Scruggs, a 23-year-old fashion journalist, suffered a sudden injury that made headlines around the world. She had been on a short flight to look at Christmas lights in a small plane piloted by a family friend--and upon... (read more)

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Francis Crick: Discoverer of the Genetic Code
Francis Crick: Discoverer of the Genetic Code
by Matt Ridley
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“Thoughtful. . .aptly conjures a forgotten scientific landscape. . .” New York Times Book... (read more)

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The Diary of Olga Romanov: Royal Witness to the Russian Revolution
The Diary of Olga Romanov: Royal Witness to the Russian Revolution
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The First English Translation of the Wartime Diaries of the Eldest Daughter of Nicholas II, the Last Tsar of Russia, with Additional Documents of the PeriodIn August 1914, Russia entered World War I, and with it, the imperial family of Tsar Nicholas II... (read more)

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The World According to Oprah: An Unauthorized Portrait in Her Own Words
The World According to Oprah: An Unauthorized Portrait in Her Own Words
by Ken Lawrence
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Ken Lawrence has covered the political and celebrity scene in Washington, D.C., for more than 20 years.... (read more)

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Angela's Ashes
Angela's Ashes
by Frank Mccourt
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“A bracing and no-nonsense memoir, infused with fresh takes on love, death, and human nature.” — Kirkus Reviews, starred review As with many of us, the life of acclaimed novelist Howard Norman has had its share of incidents of &ldquo... (read more)

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